The official birthday of Mickey Mouse is unknown and moreover, it is not entirely clear who his parents were.
According to one version, Mickey was the first to draw Walt Disney, the second – his friend and colleague Ab Iverks. Quite often, in the biographies of Mickey it is indicated that he is the fruit of the joint work of Disney and Iverks. However, the name of his godmother is known for sure – initially Disney called the mouse Mortimer, but his wife advised changing the name to Mickey (there are also a lot of versions of why this was done). Continue reading